Mr. Crandall is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Executive Compensation Group. [Bio]

On September 21, 201, the SEC issued guidance to assist companies in their efforts to comply with the pay ratio disclosure requirement mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. Overall, the guidance should come as a relief to many companies.

Read the Full Memo »
Continue Reading Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule: The SEC’s Latest Guidance Should Ease Compliance Costs for Companies

Over the past 30 years, we have seen explosive growth in private equity, both in the number and types of funds and in the enormous allocation of capital to the asset class. Along the way, we have witnessed different cycles of M&A activity involving private equity businesses or teams.

Read
Continue Reading So You Want to Buy a Stake in a Private Equity Manager?

With President-elect Donald Trump’s transition underway, speculation has been rife as to the impact of his Administration and a Republican-controlled Congress on a variety of issues, including executive compensation.  While one might assume that all of the recent executive compensation rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, such as the pay
Continue Reading Predictions on Possible Changes to and Timing of the Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Provisions